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what is demat account

What is Demat Account? Demat account is also known as a Dematerialized account. The primary use of Demat account is to hold shares and securities in an electronic format. It helps you in online trading like buying or selling shares,...

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Upcoming IPOs 2023

List of Upcoming IPOs in India Company NameIssue SizeIPO DateZaggle Prepaid750 crore2023Rashi Peripherals750 crore2023Cyient DLM740 crore2023OYO Rooms7,000 crore+ OFS2023Hexagon Nutrition600 crore2023Mankind Pharma5,500 crore2023Tata Technologies4,000 crore2023VLCC Healthcare300 + OFS2023Indegene Limited3,200 crore2023Annai Infra Developers200 - 2502023Tata Play2,500 crore2023Allied Blenders and Distillers2,000 crore2023Droom2,000...


What is Bond Yield?

A bond is a financial instrument that offers fixed and predictable returns. By issuing bonds, the bond issuers are borrowing money, and therefore, bondholders act as creditors to the issuer. There are various terms related to bonds that one needs to...


Commercial Paper

What is a Commercial Paper? Commercial paper (CP) is an unsecured money market instrument issued primarily by financial institutions and highly rated corporate borrowers and is issued at a discount in denominations of Rs. 5 lakh or multiples thereof. Institutional...


What is Acid-Test Ratio & How to Calculate?

Ratios help measure the relationship between two or more variables in quantitative terms. There are various kinds of profitability ratios, solvency ratios, turnover ratios, liquidity ratios, etc. However, one liquidity ratio that compares most liquid assets and short-term liabilities is...

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Things to Know Before Investing in REITS

Indians' love for real estate is inseparable. However, it is not for everyone to take on such a high investment cost. Real Estate Investment Trust REITs are a relatively new type of investment scheme (in India) that offer real estate...


OTC Derivatives

A derivative is a financial instrument that derives its price based on one or more underlying assets. A price change in the underlying assets directly impacts a derivative's market value. Such underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, interest rates,...


Equity Derivatives in India

A derivative is an instrument that derives its value from its underlying securities, assets or benchmarks. Hence, the fluctuations in the stock market impact the value of equity derivatives. A derivative contract is between 2 or more parties who agree...